Benfer Elementary School

Benfer Elementary School serves 693 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
Benfer Elementary School operates within the Klein Independent School District.

School Overview

The student population of 693 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 693 students
Benfer Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Benfer Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Benfer Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Benfer Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Benfer Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
12%
4%
Benfer Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
35%
52%
Benfer Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
13%
13%
Benfer Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
37%
29%
Benfer Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Benfer Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Benfer Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.72 0.41
Benfer Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
34%
53%
Benfer Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
Benfer Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 48,253 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,293 is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,945 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Klein Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
49
3
Number of Students Managed 48,253 838
Klein Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $417 MM $9 MM
Klein Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $491 MM $10 MM
Klein Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,293 $12,250
Klein Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,945 $12,682
Klein Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Jamie's House Charter School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Strack Intermediate School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kuehnle Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • SpringStrack Intermediate School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1152 students18027 South Kuykendahl Rd
    SpringTX 77379
    (832)249-5400
    0.16-81152
  • SpringKuehnle Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 697 students5510 Winding Rdg Dr
    SpringTX 77379
    (832)484-6650
    1.3PK-5697
  • SpringHaude Elementary School
    1.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 707 students3111 Louetta
    SpringTX 77388
    (832)484-5600
    1.9PK-5707
  • HoustonPonderosa Elementary School
    1.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 729 students17202 Butte Creek Rd
    HoustonTX 77090
    (281)891-8180
    1.9PK-5729
  • HoustonJamie's House Charter School
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    1 Negative Reviews
    2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 53 students17406 Bamwood
    HoustonTX 77090
    (281)866-9777
    29-1253

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